Name: Desulfocurvibacter Spring et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: cur’vus De.sul.fo.cur.vi.bac’ter L. abl. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing prokaryote); L. masc. adj. curvus, curved; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Desulfocurvibacter, a curved sulfate-reducing rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Desulfocurvibacter africanus (Campbell et al. 1966) Spring et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Spring S, Sorokin DY, Verbarg S, Rohde M, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC. Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria That Produce Exopolymers Thrive in the Calcifying Zone of a Hypersaline Cyanobacterial Mat. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:862.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 188. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1844-1846.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Desulfovibrionaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Spring S, Sorokin DY, Verbarg S, Rohde M, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC. Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria That Produce Exopolymers Thrive in the Calcifying Zone of a Hypersaline Cyanobacterial Mat. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:862.

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